Late Spring on the Trail

Posted: Thursday, June 7, 2012  •  Flora, On the Trail Today, Shrine Box Journals

May 24 – Early morning, after a rainy night, was a good time to walk the trail and check the shrine boxes. There were new journal posts and late Spring flowers, rusty lyonia, palmetto, Highlands…


Avon Park Noon Rotary Walks the Trail

Posted: Friday, April 13, 2012  •  Blog, Community Walk

February 29 the Avon Park Noon Rotary walked the Wayside Shrine Trail. Mollie Doctrow, Misti Rucks, SFCC art student, and MOFAC docents led an interpretive walk through the trail. The pygmy fringe trees were just…


Relief Printmaking Exhibit

Posted: Monday, February 20, 2012  •  Blog, Online Exhibits, Student Projects

Flora and Fauna on the Wayside Shrine Trail Selecting a plant or animal from the Wayside Shrine Trail for inspiration, nineteen students met over three weeks to learn relief printmaking. From the guest artist statement…


Flora and Fauna on the Wayside Shrine Trail

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2012  •  Student Projects

Relief Printmaking Workshop A three-session workshop introduced students to relief printmaking. Each student selected a plant or an animal found on the Lake Wales Ridge for their print. Guest artist, Michael Kemp wrote the following:…


“. . . the kids had a blast!!!”

Posted: Saturday, October 29, 2011  •  Class Tour, Students on the Trail

“It is incredibly beautiful and the kids had a blast!!!” Cheryl Moffat, Science Teacher Career Academy @ SFCC Students in Ms. Cheryl Moffat’s science classes made eco-journals prior to visiting the Wayside Shrine Trail. Students recorded…


On the Trail – Oct. 6

Posted: Friday, October 7, 2011  •  Blog, Flora, On the Trail Today, Students on the Trail

The trail is fresh and cool from the evening rain. SFCC Art Students sketch fall flowers, palafoxia, tread softly, and sandhill wireweed.